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Get stock quotes from Yahoo!
yahooquote SAPG.F JARD.SI 0307.HK BII.L DIA INTC T BCE.TO \ CDL.NZ CTI.AX SCIL.SI TELMEXL.MX FTE.PA OLIV.MI \ TEF.MC VOLVA.ST EBTP4.SA yahooquote --verbose T BCE.TO DTEGN.F
NOTE: As of November 2017, the script is no longer all that useful as Yahoo! decided to halt the API service it relies on.
This script provides a simple example for the use of Finance::YahooQuote as well as a simple check means of downloading a quote, or checking a symbol.
Copyright 1998 - 2002 Dj Padzensky Copyright 2002 Dirk Eddelbuettel
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
The information that you obtain with this library may be copyrighted by Yahoo! Inc., and is governed by their usage license. See http://www.yahoo.com/docs/info/gen_disclaimer.html for more information.
Dj Padzensky (
email@example.com), PadzNet, Inc., wrote the original version which Dirk Eddelbuettel (
firstname.lastname@example.org) extended slightly.